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Does financial services have a problem with women?

ELIZABETH MCARTHUR  |  TUESDAY, 19 JAN 2021
... again shone an unwanted spotlight on the financial services industry, calling into question the sector's treatment of women. Over the past 12 months, sexual harassment in financial services has come to the fore, with this just the latest in a slew ...

Flexstone appoints head of ESG

KANIKA SOOD  |  WEDNESDAY, 13 JAN 2021
... Flexstone's ESG strategy at portfolio and firm level. Gilbert's three objectives will be: to reach a target of 40% women in Flexstone's investment teams by 2030; to make the firm carbon neutral by 2050; and to produce ESG reports for each ...

Fund supports deidentified recruitment

ELIZABETH MCARTHUR  |  WEDNESDAY, 13 JAN 2021
... since then the fund has managed to transform its diversity for the better. "Of the 15 new hires we had in 2020, 53% are women (we recognise this doesn't speak to gender identities that sit outside the binary, and we hope to explore that over time, too) ...

Industry fund called out over board diversity initiatives

KARREN VERGARA  |  THURSDAY, 17 DEC 2020
The industry superannuation fund with the highest percentage of women membership has been called out for not prioritising board diversity initiatives in the companies it invests in. Rest, with 1.8 million members of which 60% are women, was grilled ...

Industry fund sees 252% increase in digital advice use

ELIZABETH MCARTHUR  |  WEDNESDAY, 16 DEC 2020
... Interactions with 22-29-year-old members nearly tripled and interactions with 30-39-year-old members more than doubled. For women aged 22-29 there was a 226% increase in advice interactions and for women aged 30-39 a 153% increase in interactions. "This ...

New chief executive at Fitzpatricks Group

KANIKA SOOD  |  TUESDAY, 15 DEC 2020
... America Merrill Lynch. The firm said her focus will be on growth via partnerships in wealth industry and in attracting more women advisers to join the industry. "...I look forward to building our national presence and our Lead Adviser cohort, but also ...

First Sentier hires from AMP Capital

ANNABELLE DICKSON  |  WEDNESDAY, 9 DEC 2020
... addition, she founded the female fund management networking group 3TOM and is a founding member of the Sydney division of 100 Women in Finance. "I'm attracted to First Sentier Investors' commitment to responsible investment,?in addition to?the?inclusive?culture ...

Super lifting retirees' financial wellbeing: HILDA

KARREN VERGARA  |  THURSDAY, 3 DEC 2020
... 2002, almost half of men (60 to 64 year olds) were retired. Fast forward to 2012, only 29% of this cohort were retired. For women, over the same period, the number of retirees fell from 70% to 47%. The mean age of retirees, HILDA found, increased from ...

FPA appoints director

ANNABELLE DICKSON  |  TUESDAY, 1 DEC 2020
... corporate finance partner at KPMG. She is currently a member of the audit and risk committee at ICAC, chair at breakthru, Women in Banking and Finance, City West Housing and a non-executive director of Australian Property Institute and Modibodi. D'Ambra ...

Finance sector has largest pay gap

ELIZABETH MCARTHUR  |  FRIDAY, 27 NOV 2020
... largest gender pay gap. According to the Finance Sector Union (FSU), COVID-19 has had a disproportionate event effect on women, causing a "pink recession". "Closing the pay gap is not difficult. It is a matter of having the will, establishing priorities ...